Cathedral Grove

Monday Mindfulness ~ September 9, 2019

Hello, and happy fresh new week to you all. It’s been quite a few weeks since I last shared a Monday Mindfulness post here on Cathedral Grove. As those of you who have been following my travels will… Read More

From One Sort of Rambling to Another: An End-of-Sabbatical Update

Hello, fellow wanderers and wonderers… I’m back, and so too are more regular updates on Cathedral Grove! Yes, as of today it has been 6 whole months of putting my full-time employment on hold in order to travel… Read More

Montenegro: 7 Great Big Reasons to Visit This Little Gem

Zdravo, fellow wanderers! Those of you who’ve been following my meanderings on Instagram will know that I’ve just spent 18 days adventuring in Montenegro, hence the scarcity of posts these past few weeks. It’s funny I didn’t manage… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ May 6, 2019

Hello, fellow wanderers in the Cathedral Grove. Firstly, my sincere apologies for the lack of posts over the past few weeks! My partner and I are currently about half way through our first trip to the Balkans. We’re… Read More

Cathedral Grove Reaches 100+ Followers!

…and to celebrate, I’m giving away free e-hugs to all!  I know it’s no free all-expenses paid trip around-the-world (…we’ll have to save that giveaway for 100,000 follows, I think…), but free hugs are also pretty great and… Read More

Cathedral Grove is 1 Year Old Today!

Hello and huge thanks, everyone! Because of all you lovely people out there kindly following my little seedling of a site, Cathedral Grove has put down strong roots and branched out in all sorts of ways that really… Read More

All About That Base: Betws-y-Coed, the Gateway to Snowdonia National Park

After a very relaxed, restful week in England’s lovely Malvern Hills, Nick and I have returned to Wales for another few days, although this time to the fringes of Snowdonia NP. What’s been on the ol’ adventure agenda… Read More

A Wild Wander in Wales: Walking in the Brecon Beacons National Park

It’s been just a little over two weeks since the start of our six-month-long work sabbatical, and our adventures have now truly begun in earnest!  After a week and a bit of local wanderings in the Yorkshire/Lancashire area… Read More

It’s March 4th…

…the day we march forth toward adventure! (See what I did there? Honestly, we didn’t choose this particular date because of how it sounded, but now that I’ve thought of this connection I find the date rather appropriate,… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ February 25, 2019

Greetings, everyone! After a bit of a hiatus, Monday Mindfulness is back once more! Today, I’m sharing not one, but two new quote creations (I make all these little text-on-image thingamajigs via Canva, an excellent free graphic design… Read More

Sabbatical Shenanigans: An Update on Things (Hopefully!) to Come

Hello, lovely people! There’s no Monday Mindfulness post again this week, but it will return once more before too long. You may have noticed that I’ve taken a little break from posting much of anything over the past… Read More

Nurturing Your Connection with Nature This New Year: 7 Suggestions

It’s the start of a new year and for many people that means the making (and maybe breaking…) of new year’s resolutions. While I don’t make resolutions myself, ticking over into a new year does make me more… Read More